Dry and Cracked Heels (C18-P060) 

Study Location: Phoenix Research Center

Compensation: You may be compensated up to $100 for time and travel.

Eligibility

  • Females
  • 30-65 years of age
  • Moderate to Severe dryness on both heels
  • Mild to moderate cracking/fissure on both heels
  • Willing to avoid application of any topical moisturizing products, such as lotion, cream, or ointment, to the feet at least 3 days before visit 1.
  • Willing to avoid pedicures and use of any exfoliating chemicals and devices (eg, emery board, foot file, amopé, etc.) on the heels at least 2 weeks before visit 1 and for the duration of the study.
  • Cannot have known allergies to skin care products.
  • Cannot have a history of skin cancer within the past 5 years.
  • Cannot have active bacterial, fungal, or viral skin infections or those who have a history of skin infections, according to subject self-report.
  • Cannot have a health condition and/or pre-existing or dormant dermatologic disease (eg, psoriasis, rosacea, eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, severe excoriations, etc.)
  • Cannot have a history of immunosuppression/immune deficiency disorders (including HIV infection or AIDS) or currently using immunosuppressive medications (eg, azathioprine, belimumab, cyclophosphamide, Enbrel, Cimzia, Kineret, Orencia, Rituxan, Cosentyx, Simponi, Taltz, Imuran, Humira, mycophenolate mofetil, methotrexate, prednisone, Remicade, Stelara) and/or undergoing radiation as determined by study documentation.
  • Cannot have an uncontrolled disease such as asthma, diabetes, hypertension, hyperthyroidism, or hypothyroidism. Individuals having multiple health conditions may be excluded from participation even if the conditions are controlled by diet, medication, etc.
  • Cannot have any planned surgeries and/or invasive medical procedures during the course of the study.
  • Cannot currently be participating in any other clinical trial at Stephens, another research facility, or doctor’s office or have participated in any clinical trial involving the feet within 4 weeks prior to inclusion into the study at Stephens, at another research facility or doctor’s office.

 Study Schedule

 

Visit: 1
BASELINE

Visit: 2
WEEK 3

Group: 1

23APR2018
Monday

14MAY2018
Monday

Group: 2

25APR2018
Wednesday

16MAY2018
Wednesday

Group: 3

27APR2018
Friday

18MAY2018
Friday

Group: 4

01MAY2018
Tuesday

22MAY2018
Tuesday

Group: 5

03MAY2018
Thursday

24MAY2018
Thursday

Group: 6

04MAY2018
Friday

25MAY2018
Friday